Authors Posts by Cherwell



Student Soapbox

So what are you doing this summer? A rickshaw run across Mongolia? Spraying Moet over sun-kissed buttocks in Monaco? Ridding yourself of sins by...

Side Lines

Bannister, Chataway and Brasher; the four-minute-mile was something of a team achievement; without his pace makers the good doctor might never have breasted the...

News in Brief

Harry’s the business Said Business School hired a man from East London to pose as Harry Potter for the day, brightening up luncheon at...

The Fog of War

A rare gem of a film doing the tour of select cinemas across the country at the moment is Errol Morris’ The Fog of...

Swallowing the Sun – David Parks

Martin is a man of destiny – or at least we are assured as much with mounting insistence throughout Swallowing the Sun. He has...

Side Lines – Cricket

Cricket is often derided as a boring sport – Cherwell thinks that those who think so simply don’t get it, but will lay off...

Bouncer fights dismissal

The Oxford Union is set to face an electoral tribunal after sacked bouncer Imran Abrahams vowed to fight the allegations that led to his...

No traffic charge

The Oxford City Council has ruled out a London-style congestion charge to ease the city’s grid-locked streets. Despite initially considering the scheme following the...

Worst shopping

Oxford is one of the worst places to shop in the UK, a new survey says, and is unlikely to improve. The survey of...

OUP is top

Oxford University Press (OUP) is Britain’s top publisher according to an annual league published in the trade magazine ‘The Bookseller.’ A spokesperson from the...


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off